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Bar Italia

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Address: 22 Frith Street, London W1D 4RP, England
Phone Number: 020 7437 4520
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Great place for a casual Spritz

This bar is a great stop off for pre/post-dinner drinks, or at anytime for that matter! Staff are really friendly, make an excellent Aperol Spritz, and have some great Italian... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2016
lennybaker
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This bar is a great stop off for pre/post-dinner drinks, or at anytime for that matter! Staff are really friendly, make an excellent Aperol Spritz, and have some great Italian coffee, cakes, and sandwiches available. The outside seating is a great place to relax and take in the people watching and hustle and bustle of Soho.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We love Bar Italia for its 24hour chic and retro style. Famous for late night expresso and morning cappuccino. The best of Soho and a must for every visitor to experience this historic cafe bar.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Where better to watch European Championship football , drink Italian beer and eat authentic Pizza than Cafe Italia? We stopped for a quick break and had the most brilliant , fresh tasting pizza I've had in a long while . Snappy service and a buzzy vibe - worth a visit .

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Thank Tony J
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I am Italian and I have been leaving in London for 18 years. My 9 years old son is a fan of the Italian team so I took him to Bar Italia to watch a match for the Euro 2016 because I wanted him to experience watching the match with other Italian fans. A big guy on the entrance told... More 

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Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

That's going to be my favorite place in London, I came here plenty of times to drink a coffee or simply to watch a football match in their wide screen. Positioned into the heart of Soho district, it's like an Italian meeting point. I highly recommend this place. Small inside but funny.

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Thank Magellano81
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Being one of the earliest coffee shops on the scene, this small cafe does not disappoint when it comes to genuine Italian food and drink. Would definitely recommend!

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Thank Tom D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

Went to this authentic retro (established 1949) italian coffee bar. Perch stools at the front and two small tables rear. Worth visiting. There is a Cafe Nero opposite but not one of these. Amazing retro Italian decor. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Great Italian coffee( not giant American style). Sit here day or night and watch the world go by.the ultimate place to meet up with friends for some coffee... An aperol or pizza/ sandwich Open 21 hours a day See you there Nathan

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

The late night bar part of this great coffee bar. Lively and busy and great for a dance at the end of a night. Would recommend

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Blackmore, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

If you are looking for coffe cake and a cheeky grappa late night after theatre or dinner then this is the place. A little cafe bar very Italian and. Great atmosphere from the old Italian regulars watching serie A football to the bar staff who enjoy the clientele and get involved with every customer. This is as close to Italy... More 

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